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- Kanva was a Rishi who found the abandoned child (Shakuntala) of Vishvamitra and Menka in the forest and brought her up in his hermitage.
- He was later the priest of King Bharat, son of Shakuntala.
- Kanva is also said to be the author of the eighth Mandal of the Rigveda.